The Avro Lancaster is a British four-engined Second World War heavy bomber made initially by Avro for the Royal Air Force (RAF). It first saw active service in 1942 and together with the Handley Page Halifax it was one of the main heavy bombers of the RAF the RCAF and squadrons from other Commonwealth and European countries serving within RAF Bomber Command.
Made by Armstrong WhitworthAustin Motor CompanyAvroMetropolitan-VickersVickers-ArmstrongsVictory Aircraft.
It is the successor of the Avro Manchester ,
Avro Lancaster is the predecessor of the Avro Lancastrian.